Gas prices hit a new high again on Saturday, now at an average of $4.81, more than double the $2.39 average on January 20, 2021, when President Joe Biden took office.
Biden’s answer to the massive spike has been a drop-in-the-bucket Strategic Oil Reserve release and blaming Russia even though he did everything he could to turn off U.S. spigots the day he took office.
This week, OPEC finally agreed to increase production, but it is unclear how much that will help U.S. supply and bring prices down.
Republicans have gleefully bashed Biden and Democrats over the increase.
“Joe Biden’s war on American energy has forced families across the country to empty their wallets to fill their tanks,” RNC chair Ronna McDaniel said, adding that “he’s not paying the price, the American people are.”
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